The Elfrink Branch of the Family Tree  
 
Descendants of John Herman Elfrink

Generations
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Generation No. 1

1.  JOHN HERMAN ELFRINK was born March 16, 1825 in Kingdom of Hanover, Prussia, and died October 30, 1896 in Leopold, Missouri. 
He married GESINA SHULTZE Abt. 1849.
 

Children of HERMAN ELFRINK and GESINA SHULTZE are:
1. GESINA CHRISTIANA2 ELFRINK, b. 1850; m. JOHN CALVIN SHAFER, January 14, 1876.
2. ii. JOHN HENRY ELFRINK, b. December 12, 1852, Prussia; d. September 16, 1921, Bollinger Co., MO.
3. iii. JOHN GEORGE ELFRINK, b. February 18, 1853, Hannover Prussia; d. March 14, 1938, Leopold, Missouri.
 iv. GESINA MARY ELFRINK, b. September 1855, Ohio; d. October 25, 1875, Leopold, Missouri.
4. v. MARY ANN ELFRINK, b. 1858.
5. vi. JOHN FRITZ ELFRINK, b. October 1860.
6. vii. ELIZABETH ELFRINK, b. 1866.


Generation No. 2

1. Christina Elfrink and John Shafer married Jan, 14 1876

2.  JOHN HENRY ELFRINK (JOHN HERMAN1) was born December 12, 1852 in Prussia, and died September 16, 1921 in Bollinger Co., MO.  He married (1)  JOHANNA ADRIANA VANDEVEN November 05, 1874 in Leopold, Bollinger County, Missouri, daughter of JACOBUS VANDEVEN and WILHELMINA JACOBS.

Children of  HENRY ELFRINK and JOHANNA VANDEVEN are:
10 i. HERMAN H. ELFRINK, b. August 11, 1875; d. March 17,   1954, Leopold, Bollinger Co., MO.
7 ii. JACOB H. ELFRINK, b. November 06, 1876, Leopold, Missouri; d. September 20, 1963, leopold, Missouri. m. Adelheid H. Jansen
iii. HENRY CLEMENT ELFRINK, December 17, 1878; d. June 15, 1902.
 9 iv. GEORGE GERHART ELFRINK, b. November 17, 1880, Bollinger Co., MO; d. September 17, 1952; m. ANTONETTA CECELIA THELE, November 17, 1908.
 v. WILHELMINA GESINA ELFRINK, b. February 06, 1883; d. February 02, 1926, Leopold, Bollinger Co., MO; m. HENRY JOSEPH THELE, July 18, 1911.
 vi. ROSINNA JOHANNA ELFRINK, b. May 14, 1885; d. January 11, 1935; m. THEODORE BRANDS.
 8 vii. ELIZABETH MARY ELFRINK, b. July 20, 1887, Bollinger County, MO; m. JOHN HENRY EFTINK, October 12, 1906.
viii. JOHN WILLIAM ELFRINK, b. May 14, 1890, Leopold, Missouri; d. Abt. 1969, California.
 ix. ANNA MARIE ELFRINK, b. October 29, 1892, Bollinger Co., MO; d. November 06, 1895, Bollinger Co., MO.
 x. FREDERICK ANDREW ELFRINK, b. November 30, 1895, Bollinger Co., MO; d. September 20, 1896, Bollinger Co., MO.


3. JOHN GEORGE ELFRINK (JOHN HERMAN1) was born February 18, 1853 in Hannover Prussia, and died March 14, 1938 in Leopold, Missouri.  He married (1) ELIZIBETH HOLWEG October 13, 1875 in Bolinger County. 

4. MARY ANN ELFRINK (JOHN HERMAN1) was born 1858.  She married JOHN B. HOLWEG June 05, 1876.
 

Children of MARY ELFRINK and JOHN HOLWEG are:
 i. JACOB HOLWEG, b. 1878.
 ii. MARY HOLWEG, b. 1880.


5.  JOHN FRITZ ELFRINK (JOHN HERMAN1) was born October 1860.  He married (1) HANDRINA.  He married (2) ANNA W. HOLZUM October 11, 1882 in bolinger County.
 

Children of JOHN ELFRINK and ANNA HOLZUM are:
 i. DENNA, b. December 1886.
 ii. BENJAMAN, b. May 1889.
 iii. ELIZABETH, b. May 1891.
 iv. SIENANA, b. October 1893.
 v. FRANK, b. October 1895.
 vi. WILLIAM, b. October 1897.
 vii. JOHN, b. March 1900.
 viii. FRANCIOS, b. 1902.
 ix. MAFINEA, b. 1905.


6.  ELIZABETH ELFRINK (JOHN HERMAN1) was born 1866.  She married THEODORE HOLZUM November 22, 1883.
 

Children of ELIZABETH ELFRINK and THEODORE HOLZUM are:
 i. ROBERT HOLZUM, b. April 1885.
 ii. ROSINA HOLZUM, b. August 1886.
 iii. HERMAN J. HOLZUM, b. December 1887.
 iv. GEORGE HOLZUM, b. September 1892.
 v. EDWARD HOLZUM, b. June 1895.
 vi. LEWIS HOLZUM, b. June 1898.
 vii. LEO HOLZUM, b. 1904.
 viii. ELMER HOLZUM, b. 1906.
Generation No. 3

7. JACOB H. ELFRINK (JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born November 06, 1876 in Leopold, Missouri, and died September 20, 1963 in leopold, Missouri.  He married ADELHEID HANNAH JANSEN May 18, 1905 in Bollinger County, daughter of LOUIS JANSEN and BERTHA HOLZUM.
 

Children of JACOB ELFRINK and ADELHEID JANSEN are:
 i. HENRY LOUIS4 ELFRINK, b. May 28, 1905, leopold, Missouri; d. August 18, 1914, Leopold, Missouri.
 ii. LOUIS ELFRINK, b. December 31, 1907; d. February 27, 1930.
13. iii. BERTHA JANE ELFRINK, b. March 01, 1910.
14. iv. ROBERT ELFRINK, b. September 20, 1913.
15. v. ANDREW ELFRINK, b. February 29, 1916.
16. vi. ALBERT ELFRINK, b. May 18, 1919.
17. vii. JAMES ELFRINK, b. June 04, 1921.
18. viii. THOMAS R. ELFRINK, b. January 15, 1925.
19. ix. OMER STANISLAUS ELFRINK, b. June 04, 1929, Leopold, Missouri.


8.  ELIZABETH ELFRINK (JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born June 1880.  She married JOHN EFTINK Abt. 1910.
 

Children of ELIZABETH ELFRINK and JOHN EFTINK are:
 i. ANDREW EFTINK.
 ii. HENRY EFTINK.
 iii. PAUL EFTINK.
 iv. GEORGE EFTINK.
 v. EMMA EFTINK.


9.  GEORGE ELFRINK (JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born November 17, 1885, and died September 17, 1952.  He married CECILIA.
 

Children of GEORGE ELFRINK and CECILIA are:
 i. AUGUST ELFRINK, b. August 07, 1916; d. September 25, 1917.
 ii. LORENCE ELFRINK, b. June 19, 1914; d. September 18, 1917.


10.  HERMAN H. ELFRINK (JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born August 11, 1875, and died March 17, 1954 in Leopold, Bollinger Co., MO.  He married (1) CAROLINE WESSELN January 18, 1903.  He married (2) JOSEPHINE HORRELL January 1920.
 

Child of HERMAN ELFRINK and CAROLINE WESSELN is:
 i. ALLEY H. ELFRINK, b. 1907.


Generation No. 4

13.  BERTHA JANE ELFRINK (JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born March 01, 1910.  She married CHRISTIAN HORRELL.

 Children of BERTHA ELFRINK and CHRISTIAN HORRELL are:
i. ESTEL HORRELL.
 ii. LARRY HORRELL.
 iii. BETTY HORRELL.
 iv. HARLEY HORRELL.
 v. HAROLD HORRELL.


14. ROBERT ELFRINK (JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born September 20, 1913.  He married ARDELLA MEYERSCOUGH.
 

Children of ROBERT ELFRINK and ARDELLA MEYERSCOUGH are:
 i. ROBERTA ELFRINK.
 ii. BART ELFRINK.
 iii. SYLVIA ELFRINK.
 iv. ROY ELFRINK.


15. ANDREW ELFRINK (JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born February 29, 1916.  He married AGNES BEEL.
 

Children of ANDREW ELFRINK and AGNES BEEL are:
 i. MARY JANE ELFRINK.
 ii. NORMA ELFRINK.
 iii. JUDY ELFRINK.
 iv. JOAN ELFRINK.


16. ALBERT ELFRINK (JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born May 18, 1919.  He married CATHRINE SEESING.

Children of ALBERT ELFRINK and CATHRINE SEESING are:
 i. DELWIN THOMAS ELFRINK.
 ii. FLOYD ELFRINK.
 iii. SANDRA ELFRINK.
 iv. SHIRLEY ELFRINK.


17. JAMES ELFRINK (JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born June 04, 1921.  He married RACHEL MACKE.

 Children of JAMES ELFRINK and RACHEL MACKE are:
i. EMILY ELFRINK.
 ii. JERRY ELFRINK.
 iii. KEVIN ELFRINK.
 iv. KENNY ELFRINK.
 v. RANDY ELFRINK.


18. THOMAS R. ELFRINK (JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born January 15, 1925.  He married WILMA G. SEESING.
 

Children of THOMAS ELFRINK and WILMA SEESING are:
 i. GLENDA ELFRINK.
 ii. NANCY ELFRINK.
 iii. PAM ELFRINK.
 iv. KINBERLY ELFRINK.
19. OMER STANISLAUS ELFRINK (JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born June 04, 1929 in Leopold, Missouri.  He married ALTHEA ROSE BRANDON August 21, 1965 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, daughter of WILLIAM BRANDON and MARY COOK.
 
Children of OMER ELFRINK and ALTHEA BRANDON are:
20. i. RONALD LEE ELFRINK, b. April 27, 1956, cape Girardeau Missouri.
21. ii. WANDA LOUISE ELFRINK, b. May 14, 1957, cape Girardeau Missouri.
22. iii. DEBORAH ELAINE ELFRINK, b. August 28, 1958.
 iv. REGINA GAY ELFRINK, b. September 22, 1963.
 v. JOHN FRANCIOS ELFRINK, b. July 16, 1970.
Generation No. 5

20.  RONALD LEE ELFRINK (OMER STANISLAUS4, JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born April 27, 1956 in cape Girardeau Missouri.  He married DIANE MARIA DEFREEZE August 19, 1977 in St. Louis.
 

Children of RONALD ELFRINK and DIANE DEFREEZE are:
 i. JOESPH LEE ELFRINK, b. August 20, 1978.
 ii. MICHAEL ANDREW ELFRINK, b. September 10, 1980.


21.  WANDA LOUISE ELFRINK (OMER STANISLAUS4, JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born May 14, 1957 in cape Girardeau Missouri.  She met (1) TOLLIE PRUITT WALKER, son of TOLLIE WALKER and LENEO RENALDS.  She met (2) ANOTHEY QUINN CARTER.
 

Child of WANDA ELFRINK and TOLLIE WALKER is:
 i. TABITHA LOUISE ELFRINK, b. December 30, 1982, cape Girardeau Missouri.
Child of WANDA ELFRINK and ANOTHEY CARTER is:
 ii. FARRA NICOLE ELFRINK, b. August 26, 1988, cape Girardeau Missouri.
22.  DEBORAH ELAINE ELFRINK (OMER STANISLAUS4, JACOB H.3, JOHN HENRY2, JOHN HERMAN1) was born August 28, 1958.  She married MICHAEL WAYNE SMITH May 05, 1980 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
 
Children of DEBORAH ELFRINK and MICHAEL SMITH are:
 i. AMBER ELAINE SMITH, b. October 05, 1983.
 ii. TARA DAWN SMITH, b. October 05, 1983.
 iii. SHANNON LEIGH SMITH, b. October 14, 1985.
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